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A win for children with disabilities in China 

Co-authored with Wang Xingxing...

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The 70th World Health Assembly – seizing the moment to drive action on global immunisation goals

At the 70th World Health Assembly (WHA), the ultimate decision-making body of the World Health Organization (WHO), delegations from 194 countries – along with global health actors, including civil...

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Damir Džumhur becomes Save the Children’s Ambassador

Bosnia and Herzegovina’s most successful tennis player Damir Džumhur has been officially promoted today as Save the Children’s Ambassador in Bosnia and Herzegovina. Džumhur has thus confirmed his...

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What impact has the Every Last Child campaign had in 2016?

In April 2016 we launched our Every Last Child campaign in over 70 countries. In the past year, we have seen incredible successes, progress and outcomes at national, regional and international...

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Breaking barriers so that all children with disabilities can learn

First published on Huffington Post.
Fred was born blind. Growing up in rural Malawi, there was no expectation that he would get an education, and the village school was not set up to meet his need...

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The fight against Zika and the importance of investing in health services in Colombia

Katherine is 29 and is pregnant of her second child, but has been infected by the Zika virus. Her daughter Sharick, 8, also has Zika and was diagnosed with Guillain-Barré, although that has not...

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La lucha contra el Zika y la importancia de invertir en servicios de salud en Colombia

Katherine tiene 29 años y está embarazada de su segundo hijo, pero tiene el virus del Zika. Su hija Sharick, de ocho años, también tiene Zika y le diagnosticaron la enfermedad de Guillain-Barré...

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Nicaragua, la educación y un joven artista llamado Albert

En La Dalia, Nicaragua, la organización FUNARTE, en asociación con Save the Children, ha iniciado un programa de arte con un enfoque en la educacion inclusiva. Treinta años después y un récord...

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Nicaragua, education and a young artist called Albert

In La Dalia, Nicaragua the FUNARTE program has initiated an inclusive approach to art and education. Thirty years and one Guinness world record later a child called Albert is proof of its continued...

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I’ll be a doctor and I’ll treat people’s bones 

When Abbey was born, he was the little pink snugly bundle of joy. However, a few months later, the bundle of joy turned into one of concern. ...

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Inclusive Education Walks the Walk in Bosnia and Herzegovina

Una is one of some 1000 children with disabilities from Una-Sana Canton: a remote, north-western part of Bosnia and Herzegovina that will benefit from the services of two centres for development...

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An inclusive society starts from an inclusive education

Recently, a heated debate surfaced on Chinese social media around an airline refusing a father to take his autistic son onto a plane because “the child’s behavior was odd” as the young boy was...

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